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Sind Sparrow Passer pyrrhonotus   - Female at nest hole
Sind Sparrow
Photographer : © Nikhil Devasar
Location :Mohamdabad Marshes, Sonepat, Haryana, India
Date : 29 May 2005
English synonyms:Jungle Sparrow, Sind Jungle Sparrow
Bird Family :Passerinae - Sparrows, Petronias & Snowfinches
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Today at Sonepat we found the Sind Sparrow nesting in a cavity in a tree. Never before has this species been observed to nest in a cavity. The nest was c12 feet off the ground. The pair would fly in out with food for the young. - ND